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Palma's Gothic CathedralMonday 4 April to Saturday 9 April 2022
Monday 3 October to Saturday 8 October 2022

From golden beaches in the south to rugged mountains in the north this island is full of surprises as we explore using the rail network. It is a wonderful way to see this beautiful island as it diverts from the usual tourist trail, giving you a real taste of Mallorca.

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Trams & Trains of Italy

Vintage Tram, MilanFriday 22 April to Thursday 5 May 2022

A re-run of 2020’s much anticipated tour. Continuing with our series of tramway tours, we pay a visit to Italy. This comprehensive tour takes in Milan and Turin’s large tram networks and we also head south to Rome and Naples to sample their smaller but interesting routes.

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Rhine Sea to Source

Boppard in the Middle Rhine regionThursday 21 April to Wednesday 4 May 2022
Thursday 6 October to Wednesday 19 October 2022 

We follow the mighty Rhine through some impressive scenery by rail, from its course in the North Sea to its source in the Swiss Alps. Along our journey we travel on and alongside the river and visit sites that wouldn’t exist without this waterway.

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Behind the Scenes in Central Europe

Prague bridgesMonday 14 June to Monday 28 June 2021

We explore one of Europe’s most beautiful areas by rail, combining the Czech Republic, Austria and Germany with journeys on scenic railways, chartered tram rides and museum and depot visits.

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Wines of Southern Romania

Braşov - © Gary ToddTuesday 14 June to Saturday 25 June 2022 

Did you know that Romania is one of the top 20 wine producers worldwide and the 6th largest in Europe? The country is home to more than 250 wine cellars. This tour explores the historic cities of Timişoara, Sibiu, Braşov, the beautiful Danube Gorge, scenic Oltenia and enjoys 5 wine tastings in rural surroundings.

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The Best of Colorado: Mountains, Trains and a Touch of the Old West

Durango & Silverton RailroadThursday 17 June to Sunday 27 June 2021

This rail holiday includes the definitive selection of the very best and most famous railroads of Colorado. Many were pioneering lines of the Old West, now preserved as a living legend. All run through magnificent Rocky Mountain scenery.

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Steaming through Holland

Utrecht Railway Museum - © Zhang ShaoqiWednesday 23 June to Monday 28 June 2021

A chance to explore Holland and enjoy two memorable steam journeys on the Hoorn-Medemblik Railway and the South Limburg Railway. A guided tour of Utrecht Railway Museum is also included, together with a Benelux InterRail pass so you can explore further afield if you wish.

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Ukraine, Moldova and Eastern Romania

Butuceni, Moldova - © Awel ToohillWednesday 23 June to Saturday 3 July 2021

From Odessa (Ukraine) we travel into Moldova to explore its capital, Chişinau, and rural villages, then cross into Romania to Iaşi, Bucovina and the Painted Monasteries. We ride three different rail gauges from the USSR broad gauge to the small Romanian former forestry steam line at Moldovita and enjoy wonderful scenery.

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The Far West of Ireland

Cobh Harbour, Co Cork - © Andrei NekrassovThursday 23 June to Saturday 2 July 2022

Explore the 'Emerald Isle' and its sparkling scenery, on board Iarnród Éireann's modern fleet. Ride the Lartigue Monorail and indulge in a spot of nostalgia at the West Clare Railway and Foynes Flying Boat Museum.

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The Magic of Norway

TrondheimWednesday 1 June to Sunday 12 June 2022

Steep sided fjords, mountains and wide open country are all part of the varied stunning scenery on offer as we travel through Norway by train, including crossing the Arctic Circle.

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